Taieri Harriers report 2 September 2017
The club road race championships, held around the North Taieri circuit, over a distance of 5 km,
drew an enthusiastic and good-sized field. Some light drizzle seen the starters on their way, but this did not seem to matter too much, as there was no wind to contend with.
Taieri Harriers report 28th August 2017
For the second time in this current season, the Taieri runners and walkers joined forces for a combined run and walk. On this occasion, the Pineapple track and the Ross Creek reservoir in Dunedin were the focus areas, with several large sized groups heading off in different directions, and at different starting times.
Taieri has lost another valued Member
Russell Findlay, who passed away on 25 August 2017 had been a member of Athletics Taieri since the early 1970’s and was the Club President from 1975 till 1979, and he was Club Secretary in the 80’s. He was also Athletics Otago President for 3 years in the early 80’s. In 1991 both Russell and Bev received Athletics New Zealand Long Service Award to Clubs. And in 1996 was awarded Life Membership by the Taieri Club - Athletics Otago and he also became a Life Member of New Zealand Children’s Athletics Association. Russell semi-retired from Athletics round 2000.
Taieri Harriers report 19th August 2017
Lovely weather resulted in a good turnout for Saturday’s run and walk. The runners’ pack headed along Gordon Rd straight for the hills and up the Mount Allen road. Most made it to the top for a good challenging 12 km run.
Taieri Times Report 9 August 2017
It was a busy weekend all round for the runners and walkers, with one team of runners competing in the Peninsula relay, a run and walk for the non-competitors held in Mosgiel, and on Sunday, the club hosted the fourth event in the Kids Cross Country series at Memorial Park.
Taieri Times Report 2 August 2017
After a two-week hiatus, in the aftermath of the weather bomb that hit Mosgiel and the Taieri, the winter programme resumed with a run/walk from the Finnie’s residence in Abbotsford. The hosts for the day, Janice and Richard, raised a few eyebrows, suggesting the runners head to Tunnel Beach.
Taieri Times Report 10 July 2017
The grass surface of Memorial Park and the Silverstream flood-bank provided a test for the Taieri and Civil Service clubs runners and walkers, as they combined to contest their respective cross-country championships. With the titles up for grabs, there were some keen contests, Rob Homan indicated he meant business, taking the lead from the start. The competitors were sent away by the Taieri club Patron, Brian Cashmere.